Nurse who saw aborted baby haunted by ‘sweet little face’

Cynthia Isabell worked in a hospital that did some abortions. She describes the first abortion she was exposed to:

I watched the baby through the ultrasound as the doctor injected saline solution into the uterus.  Immediately the baby recoiled in pain as the saline started burning its skin. I started crying and had to leave the room. Later, when the doctor reprimanded me for my reaction, I told her that the abortion was barbaric and that I would never help with one again.

Isabell describes witnessing children delivered alive during abortions:

I continued to care for the women who were having medical, “therapeutic” abortions. With these abortions, the labor is induced and the woman delivers an intact baby which will then slowly die by suffocation. We wrap the baby in a blanket and the parents often want to hold the baby they are killing and bond with it while it slowly suffocates, believing the lie they were told that the baby is not suffering. There was one that was performed for what were dubious reasons, but the patient and her family were adamant that it needed to be done. I arrived to work after the baby had already been born and had died. I was supposed to take the baby to wrap it to go to the morgue, but I took the baby to another room and held it while I cried. I never helped with another abortion after that.

Participating in the murder of children took an emotional toll on Isabell:

When I tell my students this story, it is always with great difficulty and they can tell that it still upsets me to this day. I can still see that sweet little face of the dead baby. I am crying while I am writing this, because I helped kill babies.

Isabell, like other people who have witnessed abortions, is haunted by her memories.  Now she speaks out against abortion.

Cynthia Isabell “How a Formerly Pro-Choice Nursing Instructor Discusses Abortion with her Students” The Torch August 12, 2016

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Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. and is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians.
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